Monday 25th January 2016

Late news, 20/1, South Petherwin: c250 – 300 Golden Plover, c50 Lapwing and c100 Starling. (C Richards)

Late Picture, 24/1, Towan Head: 1 Shag. (S Harper)

SHarper_Shag_240116Shag, Sheila Harper 

Cape Cornwall: 1 Little Gull and 1 Great Skua, south. At noon Kittiwakes were moving past (south) at about 3000/hour, Gannets at 700/hour. (M Eaton, Biking Birder, http://bikingbirder2016.blogspot.co.uk/)

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest. (M Eaton, Biking Birder, http://bikingbirder2016.blogspot.co.uk/)

Mousehole: 1 Iceland Gull. (M Eaton, Biking Birder, http://bikingbirder2016.blogspot.co.uk/)

Bude Estuary: 8 Turnstone and 1 Meadow Pipit. (H Kendall)

Bodmin, Chy Trevail: 1 Black Redstart. (J Tatum-Honer)

Bude: 13 Turnstone, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Stonechat and 1 Wren. (H Wilkins)

Cawsand: 1 f Black Redstart at back of beach. (R Smaldon)

Camel Estuary, Guineaport: 1 m + 1 f Goosander. (C Davies)

CDavies_Goosander1 _250116male Goosander, Charlie Davies  CDavies_Goosander2 _250116 female Goosander, Charlie Davies

Par beach: 10 Oystercatcher and 20 Rock Pipit. (B Smith)

St Blazey: 1 Blackcap, 8 Long-tailed Tit and 2 Chiffchaff on garden feeder. (B Smith)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Carnsew Basin: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Red-necked Grebe. (A Mckechnie)

AMckechnie_Spoonbill_250116Spoonbill, Alex Mckechnie AMckechnie_RNGrebe_250116Red-necked Grebe, Alex Mckechnie

Bartinney: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P&H Taylor)

Perranuthnoe and Boat Cove: 1 Purple Sandpiper. (P Smale) Also 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel and 1 Whimbrel.

Carrick Roads, viewed from Penarrow Point: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 4 Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-breasted Merganser (4m 3f), 2 Little Grebe, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 2 Redshank, 29 Turnstone, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_RBMerganser_250116Red-breasted Merganser, John St Ledger

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 29 Purple Sandpiper and 48 Sanderling at high tide roost. (T Mills)

TMills_Sanderling1_250116  TMills_Sanderling2_250116Sanderling, Tony Mills  TMills_Sanderling3_250116 

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill. (E Mayhew)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 43 Teal, 12 Mallard, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull again at Trannack Farm.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

The Lizard village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling.

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